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Making Faces and Building Social and Emotional Skills

Managing our emotions is hard, whether you are four, or six, or forty six! Teaching children to effectively manage their feelings and emotions is such an important, ongoing task for both teachers and parents—there is no one-size-fits-all lesson for helping… Continue Reading →

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Friend Tree: Draw Strength from Your Community

At Frank L. Madla Early College High School, our school culture includes a strong community of support. When alumni reflect on their time with us, they often remark that they leave us—and move onward to complete their college journey—with a… Continue Reading →

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Build Pre-Writing Skills Through Play with Occupational Therapist Jorge Ochoa of TamboRhythms

We are proud to share this guest post by Jorge Ochoa, an occupational therapist and founder of TamboRhythms, about helping young children develop pre-writing skills through play that will help them with writing and literacy in school. As a school-based… Continue Reading →

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Digital Parenting Tips for Keeping Kids Safe

We are proud to publish this guest post about keeping kids safe in an online world by Mandy Majors & Kim Elerick, co-hosts of the nextTalk podcast. When kids are little, we can fall into the trap of thinking “parenting… Continue Reading →

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Summer Math Fun

We are proud to publish this guest post about summer math fun by David Hubalik, Head of School at BASIS San Antonio Jack Lewis Jr. Campus. Like all of our students, every year the teachers and school leaders at BASIS… Continue Reading →

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Students of Service (SOS) Helps Teens Engage Through Volunteering

We are proud to present this guest post by Amir Samandi, Executive Director of Students of Service (SOS), about how teens in San Antonio can learn through local community service and international travel.  We all know that the pandemic exacerbated… Continue Reading →

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